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A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol helicopter searches for a suspect this morning in a cornfield near Argusville. Mike Nowatzki / The Forum

11-hour manhunt in cornfield ends as man sought in domestic violence case surrenders

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ARGUSVILLE, N.D. - A Fargo man wanted in a domestic violence case was apprehended in a cornfield north of here after an 11-hour manhunt Wednesday.


Authorities took Dylan Pederson, 21, into custody shortly before 7 p.m. after he was seen moving by an officer guarding the perimeter, according to Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney.

Officers then made contact with him via a loudspeaker.

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